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Once you file bankruptcy,
all cancelled debt that you may have had to file taxes on as income are discharged, and you do not declare that as income.
The bankruptcy filing has no other relationship towards your taxes, except for the 1099 canceled debt issues,
So I usually get around $1200 every yr. You are saying that sum will not be affected?
your refund will not be affected, if you received your discharge letter in November, the trustee cannot come after that money
I guess I should still probably talk to my attorney firm before I file though.
Your advice is much appreciated
A trustee cannot go after your refund or any assets 6 months after the case,
if you file your taxes in April,
and receive your refund in May their is no issue.
april would only be 5 months
Your refund will be in May,
Ok. Thanks for your info. I appreciate your time. It's after hrs, so I couldn't call my attorney. I am going to double check with him to about the situation as well. Thanks again. XXXXX just hit accept to pay you?
Yes, but also as a 12 year bankruptcy attorney,
after the discharge letter which state no assets,
the trustee would not go after your refund, the trustee could have gone after any refund received this year, so many attorneys do not advise clients to file bankruptcy during March-June,
as some agressive trustee do try to take the money
Yeah, I was making installment payments for the bankruptcy during that period. The actual filing was not until august, and then I received my discharge in november.
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